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List of Adam Beach Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Smoke Signals (1998)
18
2
Smoke Signals
TV-14
18
2

Arnold had rescued Thomas from a fire when the latter was a child, and therefore he starts to think of Arnold as a hero. However, his friend Victor, Arnold’s son, is unhappy with his father due to his violence and alcoholism. When Arnold passes away, the two friends set out on a cross-country journey to Phoenix, to retrieve Arnold’s ashes.   

Role:
Victor Joseph
Starring:
Tom Skerritt, Evan Adams, Tantoo Cardinal, Gary Farmer
Directed By:
Chris Eyre
2. Hostiles (2017)
15
2
Hostiles
15
2

This Western adventure drama film takes us to 1892. It tells the story of Joseph Blocker, a legendary Army Captain, who agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their land through dangerous territory. However, the mission seems far more difficult than they imagined.  

Starring:
Directed By:
Scott Cooper
3. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
15
2
Flags of Our Fathers
R
15
2

A photograph of American soldiers raising the US flag on Mount Suribachi following their victory on Iwo Jima during WWII becomes a symbol of hope back home. The three surviving soldiers from the photo are sent on a tour to raise money by selling war-bonds, but struggle with the limelight, post-war trauma, and misrepresentation of facts by the government.

Role:
Ira Hayes
Starring:
Directed By:
4. Four Brothers (2005)
13
2
Four Brothers
R
13
2

Four adopted brothers Bobby, Angel, Jeremiah and Jack Mercer move back home to Detroit, after their adoptive mother Evelyn Mercer is killed in an apparent robbery. When they discover that the murder was premeditated, they go to war against the gang lord Victor Sweet and corrupt cops controlled by him. 

Directed By:
John Singleton
5. Mystery, Alaska (1999)
14
2
Mystery, Alaska
R
14
2

The amateur ice-hockey team of hockey-loving small Alaskan town of Mystery is scheduled to face the National Hockey League’s well-known team, New York Rangers, in an exhibition match. Keeping their internal differences aside, the townsfolk get set for the nationally televised event and join forces to encourage their team comprising of town sheriff, a high school senior, town’s grocer and a deliveryman. 

Directed By:
Jay Roach
7. Windtalkers (2002)
15
2
Windtalkers
R
15
2

U.S. Marine corporal, Joesph F. Enders, is assigned to protect Navajo code talker Private, Ben Yahzee, but must kill him, if Yahzee is captured, to protect the code. As World War II progresses Enders and Yahzee develop a bond. Enders doesn’t want to kill him anymore but the war forces him to choose between duty and friendship.   

Role:
Ben Yahzee
Directed By:
9. Suicide Squad (2016)
12
2
Suicide Squad
PG-13
12
2

Set in the DC Comics universe, Suicide Squad follows a band of supervillians who get recruited to be an elite kill squad while in prison, by a secret government agency, in exchange for shorter jail time. They soon realise that they were not selected for their skills, but to give the government a convenient fall guy.

Directed By:
David Ayer
10. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
13
2
Cowboys & Aliens
PG-13
13
2

An amnesiac cowboy with a strange bracelet comes to the secluded mining town of Absolution, ruled by ruthless cattle baron Colonel Dolarhyde. Learning that the bracelet holds the key to defeating an alien invasion, he forms a posse with the townspeople, the outlaws, Native Americans and a strange woman to rescue abducted miners from the alien mother ship.

Directed By:
11. Juanita (2018)
13
2
Juanita
TV-MA
13
2
12. The Northlander (2016)
11
2
The Northlander
11
2
Starring:
Michelle Thrush, Corey Sevier, Nathaniel Arcand, Roseanne Supernault, Julian Black Antelope
Directed By:
Benjamin Ross Hayden
13. Joe Dirt (2001)
12
2
Joe Dirt
PG-13
12
2

Born with the top of his skull missing, Joe Dirt is abandoned by his parents at the age of eight. Yet, he survives and drifting from place to place, searching for his parents, he finally lands up in Los Angeles, where he finds employment as a janitor at a radio station. One day, the producer drags him into the studio to talk live on air with a well-known shock jock. 

Role:
Kicking Wing
Starring:
David Spade, Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nealon, Dennis Miller, Karen McDougal, Erik Per Sullivan, Christopher Walken
Directed By:
Dennie Gordon
14. A Fighting Man (2014)
10
2
A Fighting Man
R
10
2
Role:
Fast Eddie
Starring:
Dominic Purcell, Kim Coates, Famke Janssen, Louis Gossett Jr.
Directed By:
Damian Lee
15. A Warrior's Heart (2011)
10
2
A Warrior's Heart
PG
10
2
Role:
Sgt. Major Duke Wayne
Starring:
Kellan Lutz, Gabrielle Anwar, Ashley Greene, Chord Overstreet, William Mapother
Directed By:
Mike Sears
16. Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
11
2
Into the Grizzly Maze
R
11
2

Beckett and Rowan Moore are two estranged brothers who meet after quite a long time. They decide to take a hike in the wilderness of Alaska, but things get ugly when they encounter an enormous grizzly bear, which starts to pursue them relentlessly.

Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, James Marsden, Thomas Jane, Piper Perabo, Scott Glenn
Directed By:
David Hackl
17. The New Mutants (2020)
10
2
The New Mutants
PG-13
10
2

Five young mutants are kept in a secret facility against their will, to undergo treatment that will turn them into normal human beings. They soon start to question why they are being held, and who is behind it all.  

Role:
Dani's Father
Starring:
Maisie Williams, Marilyn Manson, Charlie Heaton
18. Diablo (2015)
9
1
Diablo
R
9
1
Role:
Nakoma
Starring:
Camilla Belle, Danny Glover, Scott Eastwood, Tzi Ma
Directed By:
Lawrence Roeck
19. Ice Soldiers (2013)
9
1
Ice Soldiers
R
9
1
Role:
TC Cardinal
Starring:
Dominic Purcell, Michael Ironside, Camille Sullivan, Gabriel Hogan
Directed By:
Sturla Gunnarsson
20. Path of Souls (2012)
15
3
Path of Souls
15
3
Role:
Jon Beardsley
Starring:
Gary Farmer, Lorne Cardinal, Nathaniel Arcand, Russell Badger
Directed By:
Jeremy Torrie
21. The Road to Tophet (2014)
14
3
The Road to Tophet
14
3
Role:
Storyteller
Starring:
Samuel Thivierge, Axel Green, Christine Teixeira, Alika Autran
Directed By:
Steve Schmidt
22. Prey (1995)
13
2
Prey
13
2
Role:
Noel
Starring:
Sandra Oh, Aymara DeLlano, Alan Gillmor, In-Sook Kim
Directed By:
Helen Lee
23. The Watchman's Canoe (2017)
14
2
The Watchman's Canoe
14
2
Role:
Nick
Starring:
Roger Willie, Carter Jon, Jennifer Oswald, Kiri Goodson
Directed By:
Barri Chase
24. Dance Me Outside (1994)
15
2
Dance Me Outside
R
15
2
Role:
Frank Fencepost
Starring:
Ryan Rajendra Black, Jennifer Podemski, Michael Greyeyes, Lisa LaCroix
Directed By:
Bruce McDonald
25. My Brother (2000)
14
2
My Brother
14
2
Role:
Older Billy
Starring:
Cody Lightning, William Lightning, Georgina Lightning, Nathaniel Arcand
Directed By:
Andreas Kidess
26. Little Boy Blues (1999)
12
2
Little Boy Blues
12
2
Starring:
Sebastian Spence, Aaron Pearl, Christopher Shyer, Patrick Stevenson
Directed By:
J. David Gonella
27. Now & Forever (2002)
12
2
Now & Forever
R
12
2
Role:
John Myron
Starring:
Gordon Tootoosis, Theresa Russell, Gabriel Olds, Mia Kirshner
Directed By:
Bob Clark
28. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
13
2
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
PG
13
2
Role:
Squanto
Starring:
Mandy Patinkin, Eric Schweig, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Irene Bedard
Directed By:
Xavier Koller
29. Sawtooth (2004)
11
2
Sawtooth
11
2
Role:
Jim
Starring:
Udo Kier, Rodney Eastman, Gary Farmer, Georgina Lightning
Directed By:
Andreas Kidess
30. Song of Hiawatha (1997)
12
2
Song of Hiawatha
PG
12
2
Starring:
David Strathairn, Graham Greene, Russell Means, Sheila Tousey
Directed By:
Jeffrey Shore
31. Coyote Summer (1996)
13
2
Coyote Summer
G
13
2
Role:
Rafe Acuna
Starring:
Ed Lauter, Cindy Pickett, Bruce Weitz, Vinessa Shaw
Directed By:
Matias Alvarez
32. Cadillac Girls (1993)
10
2
Cadillac Girls
10
2
Starring:
Mia Kirshner, Morrissey Dun, Benita Ha, Jessica Bowden
Directed By:
Nicholas Kendall
33. Older Than America (2008)
11
2
Older Than America
11
2
Role:
Johnny
Starring:
Bradley Cooper, Tantoo Cardinal, Glen Gould, Dan Harrison
Directed By:
Georgina Lightning
34. The Last Stop (2000)
11
2
The Last Stop
R
11
2
Role:
Jason
Starring:
Rose McGowan, Winston Rekert, Jürgen Prochnow, Callum Keith Rennie
Directed By:
Mark Malone
35. A Boy Called Hate (1995)
9
2
A Boy Called Hate
R
9
2
Starring:
James Caan, Missy Crider, Scott Caan, Lee Nashold
Directed By:
Mitch Marcus
36. The Art of Woo (2001)
9
1
The Art of Woo
9
1
Role:
Ben Crowchild
Starring:
Alberta Watson, Sook-Yin Lee, Joel Keller, John Gilbert
Directed By:
Helen Lee
37. Crook (2013)
8
1
Crook
8
1
Role:
Bryce
Starring:
Bill Lake, Leah Gibson, Matthew Stefiuk, Luigi Saracino
Directed By:
Adrian Langley
38. Posers (2002)
8
1
Posers
R
8
1
Role:
Sinclair
Starring:
Emily Hampshire, Jessica Paré, Stefanie von Pfetten, Sarain Boylan
Directed By:
Katie Tallo
39. Donkey (2010)
8
1
Donkey
8
1
Starring:
Matthew Stefiuk, Gregory Wilson, Cassandra Petrella, Xavier Sotelo
Directed By:
Adrian Langley
40. September Runs Red (2012)
8
1
September Runs Red
8
1
Role:
Dylan
Starring:
Xavier Sotelo, Caroline Redekopp, Pat Fry, Gabriel Aranda
Directed By:
Dan Forgues

TV Movie(s)

1. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
16
2
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
TV-14
16
2
Starring:
Aidan Quinn, Anna Paquin, August Schellenberg, Fred Dalton Thompson, Chevez Ezaneh
Directed By:
Yves Simoneau
2. Skinwalkers (2002)
17
2
Skinwalkers
17
2
Role:
Jim Chee
Starring:
Saginaw Grant, Harrison Lowe, James Dalgam, Nicholas Bartolo
Directed By:
Chris Eyre
3. Coyote Waits (2003)
17
2
Coyote Waits
17
2
Role:
Jim Chee
Starring:
Wes Studi, Bodhi Elfman, Jimmy Herman, Candice Costello
Directed By:
Jan Egleson
4. Spirit Rider (1993)
15
2
Spirit Rider
15
2
Starring:
Gordon Tootoosis, Tantoo Cardinal, Tom Jackson, Herbie Barnes
Directed By:
Michael J.F. Scott
5. A Thief of Time (2004)
15
2
A Thief of Time
15
2
Role:
Jim Chee
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Wes Studi, Sheila Tousey, Gary Farmer
Directed By:
Chris Eyre
6. Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story (2003)
14
2
Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story
14
2
Role:
J.J. Harper
Starring:
Gordon Tootoosis, Eric Schweig, Garry Chalk, Currie Graham
Directed By:
Norma Bailey
7. Lost in the Barrens (1990)
12
2
Lost in the Barrens
12
2
Starring:
Graham Greene, Nicholas Shields, Evan Adams, Lee J. Campbell
Directed By:
Michael J.F. Scott
8. Johnny Tootall (2005)
12
2
Johnny Tootall
12
2
Role:
Johnny Tootall
Starring:
Sheila Tousey, Nathaniel Arcand, Alex Rice, Ben Cotton
Directed By:
Shirley Cheechoo
9. Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007)
12
2
Luna: Spirit of the Whale
PG
12
2
Role:
Mike Maquinna
Starring:
Jason Priestley, Graham Greene, Tantoo Cardinal, Aaron Miko
Directed By:
Don McBrearty
10. Monsters of God (2017)
11
2
Monsters of God
11
2
Role:
Sees Two Moons
Starring:
Lauren Ambrose, Garret Dillahunt, Efren Ramirez, Caitlin Gerard
Directed By:
Rod Lurie
11. The Stepson (2010)
10
2
The Stepson
TV-14
10
2
Role:
Josh Anderson
Starring:
Chris Potter, Christina Cox, Sean Tucker, Jon McLaren
Directed By:
Anthony Lefresne
12. Harry's Case (2000)
9
2
Harry's Case
9
2
Role:
Adam Fiddler
Starring:
John Boylan, Martha Burns, Tom Barnett, Fulvio Cecere
Directed By:
Stephen Williams

Animation(s)

Wapos Bay: The Series (2005)
Wapos Bay: The Series
Starring:
Lee Majors, Lorne Cardinal, Gordon Tootoosis, Andrea Menard, Raven Brass
Directed By:
Dennis Jackson, Trevor Cameron, Melanie Jackson, Cameron Lizotte
Turok: Son of Stone (2008)
Turok: Son of Stone
Starring:
Michael Horse, Iyari Limon, Rick Mora, Adam Gifford
Directed By:
Curt Geda, Dan Riba, Frank Squillace

TV Shows and Videos

The Rez (1996)
The Rez
Starring:
Ryan Rajendra Black, Jennifer Podemski, Darrell Dennis, John L'Ecuyer
Higher Ground (2000)
Higher Ground
Starring:
Hayden Christensen, Kim Coates, A.J. Cook, Joe Lando, Kandyse McClure, Jorge Vargas
Directed By:
Alan Simmonds, David Straiton, Peter DeLuise, Brenton Spencer, Michael Robison
North of 60 (1992)
North of 60
Starring:
Len Cariou, William B. Davis, Tina Keeper, Tracey Cook
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Hell on Wheels
TV-14
Starring:
Jeff Fahey, Tzi Ma, Colm Meaney, Christopher Heyerdahl
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
Starring:
Martin Short, Zoe Saldana, Donal Logue, Sara Gilbert, Wayne Knight, Brooke Shields, Andre Braugher
Directed By:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Third Watch (1999)
Third Watch
Starring:
Sarah Rafferty, Celeste Holm, Lea Michele, Jack Klugman, Will Arnett, Ann-Margret, Katrina Law
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Christopher Chulack, Guy Norman Bee, Nelson McCormick, Brooke Kennedy
Skinwalkers the Navajo Mysteries (2002)
Skinwalkers the Navajo Mysteries
Role:
Jim Chee (3 episodes, 2002)
Starring:
Wes Studi, Sheila Tousey, Gary Farmer, Candice Costello
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)
CBS Schoolbreak Special
Starring:
Hal Linden, Vince Vaughn, Eli Wallach, Corey Feldman, Scott Baio, Nicole Eggert, Danny DeVito
Directed By:
David J. Eagle, Joanna Lee, Susan Rohrer, Bradley Wigor, Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995)
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years
Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Oh, Scott Bairstow, Eric McCormack, Kelly Rowan, Paul Johansson
Directed By:
Allan Kroeker, Brad Turner, Ken Jubenvill, George Mendeluk, William Fruet
Big Love (2006)
Big Love
TV-MA
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Amanda Seyfried, Matt Lanter, Lyndsy Fonseca, Aaron Paul, Bill Paxton, Thomas F. Wilson
Directed By:
Daniel Attias, David Petrarca, Adam Davidson, David Knoller, Michael Lehmann
Dead Man's Gun (1997)
Dead Man's Gun
Starring:
Michael Moriarty, Ed Asner, Daniel Baldwin, Patrick Duffy, Meat Loaf, Michael York, Gary Cole
Directed By:
William Gereghty, Joseph L. Scanlan, Ken Girotti, René Bonnière, Sturla Gunnarsson
Everwood (2002)
Everwood
TV-PG
Starring:
Emily VanCamp, Marcia Cross, Charles Durning, Keith David, Chris Pratt, James Earl Jones, Betty White
Directed By:
Michael Schultz, David Petrarca, Perry Lang, Sandy Smolan, Arvin Brown
The Dead Zone (2002)
The Dead Zone
TV-14
Starring:
Richard Lewis, Jane Lynch, Anthony Michael Hall, Ally Sheedy, Patrick Bauchau, Tom Skerritt, Michael Moriarty
Directed By:
Kevin Speckmaier, Mike Rohl, Jon Cassar, James Head, Rachel Talalay
Combat Hospital (2011)
Combat Hospital
Starring:
Tia Carrere, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger, Terry Chen
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Lonesome Dove: The Series
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Olivia Hussey, Diahann Carroll, Rae Dawn Chong, Lee Majors, Kim Coates, Scott Bairstow
Directed By:
George Mendeluk, Sidney J. Furie, Mark Sobel, Donald Shebib, Michael Keusch
The Journey of Allen Strange (1997)
The Journey of Allen Strange
Starring:
Dee Bradley Baker, Arjay Smith, Erin J. Dean, Marianne Muellerleile
Directed By:
Jason Marsden
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Hawaii Five-0
TV-14
Starring:
Jean Smart, LL Cool J, Rebecca De Mornay, Carol Burnett, Aisha Tyler, DJ Qualls, Jessica Lowndes
Directed By:
Bryan Spicer, Larry Teng, Joe Dante, Steve Boyum, Jerry Levine
Backstrom (2015)
Backstrom
TV-14
Starring:
Rainn Wilson, Ann Cusack, Page Kennedy, Calum Worthy, Kristoffer Polaha, Beatrice Rosen
Directed By:
Kevin Hooks, Adam Arkin
Caution: May Contain Nuts (2008)
Caution: May Contain Nuts
Starring:
Matt Alden, Aimée Beaudoin, Sheldon Elter, Jeff Halaby
First Wave (1998)
First Wave
Starring:
Traci Lords, Sebastian Spence, Rob LaBelle, Roger Cross
Directed By:
Gilbert M. Shilton, Bill Corcoran, Ken Girotti, René Bonnière, Mike Rohl
Comanche Moon (2008)
Comanche Moon
Role:
Blue Duck (3 episodes, 2008)
Starring:
Elizabeth Banks, Indira Varma, Val Edward Kilmer, Karl Urban, Troy Baker, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zahn
Directed By:
Simon Wincer
Moose TV (2005)
Moose TV
Role:
George Keeshig (8 episodes, 2007)
Starring:
Jennifer Podemski, Gary Farmer, Nathaniel Arcand, Michelle Latimer
Arctic Air (2012)
Arctic Air
Role:
Bobby Martin (35 episodes, 2012-2014)
Starring:
Kevin McNulty, Lexa Doig, Stephen Lobo, Pascale Hutton
Directed By:
Amanda Tapping
Madison (1993)
Madison
Starring:
Drew Scott, Tom Cavanagh, Molly Parker, Jerry Wasserman
Revolution (2012)
Revolution
TV-14
Starring:
Daniel Henney, Timothy Busfield, Daniella Alonso, Alanna Ubach, Jeff Fahey
Directed By:
Jon Favreau
JAG (1995)
JAG
TV-14
Starring:
David McCallum, Stana Katic, Sam Worthington, Sarah Silverman, Cameron Mathison, Alexandra Breckenridge, Gavin MacLeod
Directed By:
Bradford May, Tony Wharmby, Alan J. Levi, Jeannot Szwarc, Terrence O'Hara
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Brie Larson, Veronica Cartwright, Jean Stapleton, Haley Joel Osment, Diane Ladd, Joel Grey
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Walker, Texas Ranger
Starring:
Maud Adams, Mila Kunis, Randy Savage, Paul Winfield, RuPaul, Dionne Warwick, Jonathan Banks
Directed By:
Michael Preece, Tony Mordente, Jerry Jameson, Eric Norris, Christian I. Nyby II
Bliss (2002)
Bliss
Starring:
Callum Keith Rennie, Peter Wingfield, Rachelle Lefevre, Jessica Greco
The Stranger (2010)
The Stranger
R
Role:
Mason Reese
Starring:
Steve Austin, Ron Lea, Viv Leacock, Erica Cerra
Directed By:
Robert Lieberman
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (2015)
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser
TV-MA
Starring:
Patrick Warburton, Christopher Walken, David Spade, Dennis Miller, Brittany Daniel, Mark McGrath
Directed By:
Fred Wolf
Bottoms Up (2006)
Bottoms Up
R
Starring:
Kevin Smith, Paris Hilton, Jason Mewes, David Keith, Jon Abrahams
Directed By:
Erik MacArthur